Not that I want to get political or anything on a site dedicated to science, but 61 Nobel Laureates speaking in unison warrants some attention:
An Open Letter to the American People
This year’s presidential election is among the most significant in
our nation’s history. The country urgently needs a visionary leader who
can ensure the future of our traditional strengths in science and
technology and who can harness those strengths to address many of our
greatest problems: energy, disease, climate change, security, and
We are convinced that Senator Barack Obama is such a leader, and we urge you to join us in supporting him.
Not that I needed any persuading.